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Roberta Marks

No Longer Waiting
Steel
32” x 24” x 24”

This installation was inspired by artist Roberta Marks Buddhist practice. The chair represents a self portrait of the artist, and the ball represents a zafu, or meditation cushion. No Longer Waiting is a personal mantra: “I am no longer waiting for peace, for peace is here, in the moment, I am in the now”.

Dedicated to friend and sculptor Terry Thommes

Roberta Marks has moved among several mediums of expression since earning her BFA and MFA degrees: painting, clay, constructions, collage, and sculpture. Her recent travels to Asia have greatly influenced her new work, which contains deliberately mixed religious imagery.

The artist lives in Key West, Florida.